On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
  • Carl Van Doren, US literary critic and biographer (1939 Pulitzer Prize), born in Hope, Illinois (d. 1950)
  • Johannes de Jong, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht (Handbook)
1885 Highlights

About September 10, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo